S02E13.5 – Snaveley Manor (Fawlty Towers US Style)

S02E13.5 – Snaveley Manor (Fawlty Towers US Style)

In this belated New Year’s bonus episode, we’re joined by Gareth and Allen from the British Sitcom History Podcast to discuss the first US attempt at remaking Fawlty Towers way back in 1978 (before the 2nd series of Fawlty Towers had even been made).

Despite boasting the late Betty White as the Sybil character, ‘Snaveley’ never made it beyond the pilot, and the four of us speculate as to why as well as examine some of the things the pilot did well (it really wasn’t all bad!)

This episode was recorded back in December before Betty White sadly passed away. Check out the excellent British Sitcom History podcast on Apple podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts.

To view the original pilot episode of Snaveley click the embedded video below:

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